With Motown-MCA now eliminated from the MichCA 40-overs competition, attention turns to the upcoming Great Lakes T20 Tournament (schedule to be announced) and the National Collegiate Cricket Championship (24-25 September). Motown captain Sathish Thandapani is preparing the Motown-MCA roster for the GLT, please let him know of your availability for the tournament. Meanwhile, MCA is finalizing its roster for the NCCC (U-25 players only, as specified in the tournament playing conditions). Please let MCA know of your availability (or otherwise) as soon as possible.
The Junior Instructional League is scheduled for its regular practice session on Friday, 16 September, at Lyon Oaks Park, Wixom, starting at 6 pm, but with the autumn weather now unpredictable, participants are advised to confirm with MCA that practice will indeed take place before heading for Wixom. It is hoped to stage a small tennis-ball tournament for the junior players later in the month — watch this web site for news.
Finally, readers may be interested to note that the Diversity Cup, one of the Midwest’s most significant tournaments, played this year over the Labor Day Weekend, saw a comprehensive victory for Shahid Malik’s powerful World XI, as the tournament summary shows.